• Centre for Nephrology
Centre for Nephrology

The Centre for Nephrology at Lifelline Medicare Hospitals, Goregaon is an advanced centre which specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of diseases and conditions concerning one of the most vital organs of our body, which is the Kidney. Our highly experienced multidisciplinary team consisting of Nephrologists, Urologists, Andrologists & Transplant Surgeons follow a ‘Hexagon Management’ approach to deliver quality services with best practices of global standards. The Centre has an excellent interdepartmental cooperation from the departments of anaesthesia, pathology, cardiology, radiology, immunology, & interventional radiology.

We aim at delivering most comprehensive care with round the clock quality services using state-of-the-art facilities such as Continuous Venovenous Hemodiafiltration (CVVHDF), Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT), Online Hemodiafiltration (OL-HDF) for haemo-dynamically unstable patients.

The dedicated specialist units at the centre are further streamlined into various sub-disciplines of ‘Nephro-Urology Care’. These include :

  • Dialysis Centre
  • Interventional Nephrology
  • Paediatric Nephrology Unit
  • Stone Clinic

We always strive to deliver the best in renal healthcare to those who seek advanced treatment ensuring patient-centric care with complete privacy and comfortable surroundings. We care for your safety and offer :

  • Low infection rate & heart complications
  • Higher survival rate.
  • 24×7 Haemodialysis along with Online Hemodiafiltration (OL-HDF), Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT), Sustained Low Efficiency Daily Diafiltration (SLEDD), Plasma Exchanges
  • Isolated units and machinery for patients infected with HIV, Hepatitis B & C, Covid-19.
  • We follow the best infection control practices.

We provide both inpatient and outpatient care to both adult and paediatric patients. The Centre is supported by a dedicated ICU and ultra-modern labs associated with complete biochemistry, and immune-microbiology for keeping track on drug levels, immunohistochemistry and HLA typing.

Latest diagnostic and therapeutic facilities at the Centre include:

  • Ultrasound KUB : It is a test performed using high-frequency sound waves to provide information about the shape, size, and position of each kidney.
  • Uroflowmetry : It is a test performed to measure the volume of urine released from the body with the speed with its released & duration it takes to come out of the body.
  • Lithotripsy : It is a therapeutic procedure that involves breaking up of stones in the kidney using shock waves.
  • MRI-KUB : It is performed to assess the right size, shape, position, and function of the urinary and gastrointestinal system organs.
  • MR- Renal Angio : It is done in renal denervation (ablation) processes as well as in hypertensive patients for renal artery stenosis.
  • MR-Urography : It is a radiation-free examination that utilizes magnetic waves to produce comprehensive images of the kidneys, ureters, and bladder.
  • CO2 Renal Angiogram : CO2 has developed into a secure and helpful vascular imaging contrast agent. It is the only established secure contrast agent in patients with renal failure and iodine contrast medium hypersensitivity.
  • DMSA (Dimercaptosuccinic Acid) Scan : It is a Static Renal Scan that provides information about the size, shape, and position of the kidneys, and whether there are any scars on the kidneys from previous infections.
  • Renal DTPA (Diethylene Triamine Pentaacetic Acid) Scan / Renogram : It is a Dynamic Renal Scan which provides investigation about the blood flow to the kidneys and its functioning.
  • Plain KUB (Kidney, Ureter, And Bladder) X-Ray : Provides information regarding any radio-opaque shadow within the KUB